ICT Unit, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, Niger State. +234-803-428-7868
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Welcome to Federal College of Education Kontagora!

The Federal College of Education (FCE) Kontagora is located in Niger State geo-political zone of Nigeria. The college was established in September, 1978 as federal Advanced Teacher College (FATC) during the military Administration of General Olusegun Obasnjo, (GCFR). This follows the recommendation of Sir. Eric Ashby report of 1970 and subsequent promulgation of principal act cited as federal College of Education decree no. 4 of 1986 and as amended in decree no. 6 of 1993.

The college, which was initially affiliated to the university of Ilorin became an autonomous institution as from 1987 under the supervision of National Commission for College of Education (NCCE). The federal college of Education, kontagora, among others is purposely established to prepare teacher at the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) level and to run other related programmes.


The college took off under the able leadership of the founding principal, Mr. O. O. Uguru at the temporary site in 1978. Academic activities were carried out from different rented and borrowed building widely scattered in town. During the early stage, staff and students were accommodated in different locations in town. Mr. Uguru handed over to Dr. S. K. Afolabi who was appointed Acting principal of the college in October 1981. He served as an acting principal till December, 1982.

Mr. M. A. Uppal (an Indian expatriate) assumed office on 1st January , 1983. He was later replaced by Dr. S.A. Abdulrahman in 1985. In 1987, Alhaji S.U. Dalhatu became provost of the college and served for six years.

Dr. Elisha G. Kutara replaced Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu as provost of the college on 8th March 1993 who was redeployed to Federal college of Education, Zaria. Dr. A. M. Tura was appointed sole Administrator for college on 1st August 1996 as a result of the crisis that engulfed the college which led to the setting up an Adminstrative panel by the Federal Ministry of Education.

On 1st December 1998, Dr. Emmanuel I. Makoju took over the leadership of the college and served as the provost for two terms (1998-2006), In October 2006, Alhaji Sheshi T. Sidi, was appointed Acting provost and served in that capacity for three years. Dr. Nathaniel O. Odediran was appointed as the provost of the college on the 19th January 2010. After a successful first tenure, he was reappointed to serve for another term of four years by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GCFR). His tenure came to an end on the 17th January 2018.

Alhaji Jibrin Garba Danwake was appointed to act as the provost of the college for three months

Prof. Faruk Rashid Haruna, the current provost of the college was appointed by the Federal Goverment of Nigeria on the 10th of April 2018.

The college offers several courses leading to the award of Nigeria certificate in Education, Certificate, Diploma and Degree.



Provost, Prof. Faruk Haruna Rashid receiving Fame Leadership Award given to him by StandTall Africa Initiative on Saturday, 21st November, 2020 at the A-Class Park & Event, Maitama, Abuja, assisted by his wife and other Management Members.

Posted at November 26, 2020, 8:42 am


Sequel to the Academic Board meeting held on Tuesday 27th October, 2020, I am directed to inform the general public that the Board has approved Monday 9th November, 2020 as resumption date for NCE 1 & 2 (Regular) students while NCE 3 (Regular) students are to resume on Monday 14th December, 2020 and NCE 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Part-time) students are to resume on Friday 13th November, 2020.

Consequently, the College Management has directed all NCE (Regular) and NCE (Part time) students to resume back to school on the approved stated dates.

Students are expected to comply with all the COVID-19 protocols as stated by the NCDC, such as compulsory wearing of face masks and regular washing of hands. In addition, students are to ensure that they carry their I.D cards at all times for security reasons.

Management therefore enjoins staff and students to support and cooperate with the authority in it's effort to safeguard and make the College free from the COVID-19 pandemic or security threat.

Signed: Management

Posted at November 26, 2020, 12:29 am


signed DMIS

Posted at March 19, 2020, 8:12 am


The Directorate of Management Information System Unit recently establish by the PROFESOR FARUK RASHID HARUNA has commenced operation in the college. The unit has released the students result for 2018/2019 academic session.

The M.I.S Unit which is headed by Dr. Aminu Yakubu is designed for decision making coordination control and analysis of students' results.

With the establishment of the M.I.S Unit, it would help to facilitate and improves the quality and standard of academic excellence of the students' performance. Furthermore, the M.I.S Unit would go a long way to reduce the stress and complexity in compiling and processing students result.

It is hoped that at the end of every academic session, semester results can be displayed online by the unit to enable students have access to see their performance.

Posted at September 27, 2019, 12:00 am


As the tenure of the executives of the Academic staff union of the colleges of the education (COEASU) F.C.E. kontagora chapter come to an end members of the went to the poll to elect new officials that would pilot the affairs of the union in the next four years . The election which took place on the 8th of August, 2019 has the following as new officials of the union.
  • Comrade Sonfada Nagogo – Chairman
  • Comrade Adah Inusa - Vice Chairman
  • Comrade Henry Attah – General Secretary
  • Comrade Christiana James –Asst General Secretary
  • Comrade (Dr) Arowolo Gbemiga Jacob – Financial Secretary
  • Comrade Leah Tsado –Treasurer
  • Comrade Oba Rahman Taiwo – P.R.O
  • Comrade Emmanuel Egba – Social Director
While swearing in the new executives, the national auditor of COEASU comrade Bala Dafur who represents the national president of the union comrade Ogirima congratulated the new officials for their victory at the poll.

He charged them to discharge their duties diligently devoid of sentiment. He also commended the out gone executives for the services they have rendered.

He called on the academic staff to support and cooperate with their new executives.

The national auditor further commiserate with the college on the death of some members of the union and prayed that the Almighty God to grant their souls eternal rest, similarly the national auditor also presented a cash donation to some members of the union who were victims of kidnapping on behalf of the national body of COEASU he finally wished them success.

Posted at September 30, 2019, 7:05 am


The Students' Union Government (SUG) F.C.E., Kontagora has elected new officials that would pilot the affairs of the students for the 2019/2020 Academic Session. The new officials who were inaugurated on the 26th June, 2019 by the Chief Magistrate of Kontagora Barr. Ahmed Abubakar are as follows:
  1. Samson Adamu Samari - President
  2. Okelo Juliet Chidera - Vice President
  3. Ibrahim Abdulrahman - General Secretary
  4. Akinloye Hannah Olajumoke - Asst. General Secretary
  5. Abubakar Sadiq Yakubu - Financial Secretary
  6. Mathew Hanatu - Treasurer
  7. Divine Itam Ottoh - Auditor General
  8. Gideon Yakubu - P.R.O.
  9. Maji Nuler Alheri - Sales Director
  10. Parisa Allahyagi Shekwonya - Social Director
  11. Abel Joshua - Sport Director
  12. Gambo Idris Shehu - Art & Social Science Rep. I
  13. Mathew Salamatu - Art & Social Science Rep. II
  14. Baba Yahaya Adamu - ECCE Rep. I
  15. Abdulmalik Maryam - ECCE Rep. II
  16. Tukura Z. Pporah Dane - Sch. of Adult & Non Formal Edu. Rep. I
  17. Olusola Victor Clement - Sch. of Languages Rep. I
  18. Tajudeen Abdulrasheed - Sch. of Sciences Rep. I
  19. Aaron Ibrahim Dankada - Sch. of Sciences Rep. I
  20. Aliyu Shuaibu - Sch. of Voc. Edu. Rep. I
  21. Salaudeen Abdulmalik - Sch. of Voc. Edu. Rep. II
  22. Hassan Abdulkadir - Male Hostel Rep.
  23. Helen Isah Hauwa - Female Hostel Rep.
  24. Tijani Muhammed - Off Campus Rep.
In his address at the inauguration of the new executives, the Provost, Prof. Faruk Rashid Haruna assured the new executives of the Management’s support in improving the welfare of students. He charged the new executives to shun sentiments and embrace peace and dialogue in resolving any lingering issue with the Management. He stated that as parents, the College Management would do everything possible to ensure that the students achieve their goals in the College.

The Provost enjoined the students to support their new executives and to also shun any act capable of tarnishing their image. He finally wished the new Excos success.

Posted at September 30, 2019, 7:02 am


It was a new dawn for members of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU), F.C.E., Kontagora chapter as members of the union gathered at the School of Education Exams Hall to witness the inauguration of their newly elected executives. The new Executives, having emerged victoriously at the Poll which took place on 27th April, 2019 took their oath of office amidst cheers from members. The new officials are as follows:
  1. Comrade Garba Hassan - Chairman
  2. Comrade Moh'd Husseni - General Secretary
  3. Comrade Ganah Deborah - Treasurer
  4. Comrade Abdullahi Saidu - Exco member
  5. Comrade Mamman Ibrahim Jenje - Exco member
  6. Comrade Moh'd Umar G. - Exco member
  7. Comrade Umar Ibrahim - Exco member
  8. Comrade Inusa Otaru - Exco member
In his congratulatory message to the newly elected executives, the NASU National Senior Deputy Secretary General, Comrade Lawrence O. charged the officials to consider their victory as a service to the Union. He noted that the welfare of members should be paramount to them.

Comrade Lawrence further called on the executives to embrace dialogue solving issues with the Management. He finally wished them success.

Posted at September 27, 2019, 12:00 am


The Provost, Prof. Faruk Rashid Haruna, on the 23rd July, 2019 commissioned Modern Leisure Park constructed by the S. U.G. Executives of 2018/2019 Academic Session. The Commissioning Ceremony was witnessed by the Management Members Dr. Saidu Yahaya Ubandoma (Deputy Provost), Barr. (Mrs) Aisha Y. Bukar (Registrar), Alh. Haruna Kumbashi (Bursar), Mal. Samaila B. Moh'd (Librarian), Engr. A. O. Alao (Director of Works), Dr. (Mrs) Akpokiere U. R. (Chairman, Committee of Deans and other Deans.

Commending the effort of the S. U. G. Executives, the Provost remarked that the responsibility of moving the College forward does not only rest on the Management and Government alone, it rest on every individual. He therefore thanked the S. U. G. for this initiative and assured them that the College Management would continue to support the students in providing a conducive and enabling environment to achieve their goals. He further called on the students to lend their support to their SUG Executives and to be of good bahaviour.

In his address, the S. U. G. President, Comrade Mohammed Bello Ndagi stated that the project was fully executed by the NCE SUG Exco 2018/2019 set without any assistance from any quarter. He thanked the Provost and his Management Team for their cooperation and understanding by listening to the demands and providing solutions to the students problems.

Posted at September 27, 2019, 12:00 am


The Zonal Manager NIPOST, Abuja Territory, Mallam Abubakar Usman in company of other top officials of NIPOST has commended the College for implementing the new Stamp Act Duty. The commendation was made during a courtesy visit to the College on the 9th of September, 2019.

The Zonal Manager remarked that NIPOST also has other facilities that could be beneficial to the College such as commemoration stamp for monument, Q.O.D. facility as well as waybill to convey staff goods from one region to the other. Other facilities include: Remittance for Students payment, Credit facility, Track and Trace and so on. He noted that, NIPOST is poised to provide better service to the entire country.

In his response, the Provost, Prof. Faruk Rashid Haruna, who was represented by the Deputy Provost, Dr. Saidu Yahaya Ubandoma appreciated the officials for acknowledging the effort of the College in the implementation of the Stamp Duty Act. He assured the officials of the College readiness to support any government policy that would bring development to the country. He stated that the College value the collaboration and relationship with NIPOST and hoped to maintain the relationship.

Posted at September 27, 2019, 12:00 am


This is to inform the College community that the First Semester 2018/2019 Academic Session Examination Results are now officially released.

Signed: Management

Posted at September 24, 2019, 12:00 am

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